Other Places To Get Help
|Eye Surgery Education Council|
|4000 Legato Road|
|Fairfax , VA 22033|
|Phone: ||(703) 788-5761|
|Web Address: ||www.eyesurgeryeducation.com|
The Eye Surgery Education Council website can help patients and families make decisions about eye surgery. The Council was started by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
|P.O. Box 429098|
|San Francisco, CA 94142-9098|
|Phone: ||1-877-887-6327 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(415) 561-8567|
|Web Address: ||www.eyecareamerica.org|
EyeCare America is a public service program of the
Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This site aims to raise awareness about
eye diseases and eye care. It has information about eye conditions, treatments, and general eye health. You can check to see if you qualify for a free eye exam.
|National Eye Institute, National Institutes of
|31 Center Drive MSC 2510|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2510|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5248|
|Web Address: ||www.nei.nih.gov|
As part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the National Eye
Institute provides information on eye diseases and vision research.
Publications are available to the public at no charge. The Web site includes
links to various information resources.
|National Institutes of Health Senior
|9000 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||1-800-222-2225 Aging Information Center|
|Web Address: ||www.nihseniorhealth.gov|
This website for older adults offers aging-related
health information. The website's senior-friendly features include large
print, simple navigation, and short, easy-to-read segments of information. A
visitor to this website can click special buttons to hear the text aloud, make
the text larger, or turn on higher contrast for easier viewing.
site was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National
Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). NIHSeniorHealth features up-to-date health information from NIH. Also,
the American Geriatrics Society provides independent review of some of the
material found on this website.
|Prevent Blindness America|
|211 West Wacker Drive|
|Chicago, IL 60606|
|Web Address: ||www.preventblindness.org |
Prevent Blindness America assists the visually impaired
and provides consumer information on vision problems and vision aids.
Its website has information about eye health and safety for children
and adults. Many states have local affiliates.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
August 24, 2011
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